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Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE
Project | Published: 2016-03-23

More information Official project website: www.grace-oil-project.eu Aims   The project will focus on developing, comparing and evaluating the effectiveness and envir...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE
Yle's One Million Nest Boxes campaign helping birds in need
Content page | Published: 2016-03-23

At the beginning of March the Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle launched the One Million Bird Boxes campaign, which is set to introduce one million new bird boxes to Finnish trees by the end of May 201......

Yle's One Million Nest Boxes campaign helping birds in need
New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
News | Published: 2016-03-22

A new tool for the assessment of the state of the sea (NEAT) has been developed in a large joint European research project DEVOTES, which aims to develop indicators and assessment methods for marine b......

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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
Research & Development > Water > New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
Open information
Content page | Published: 2016-11-03

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) produces open data and information for an ecologically, economically and socially sustainable society. SYKE’s open data includes versatile information on water re...

Open information
World Water Day 22 March
Content page | Published: 2016-03-17

The World Water Day's theme "Water and Jobs” is a highly relevant theme  for the Programme for Finland’s Water Sector Support to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan (FinWaterWEI II). Our projects sup......

FinWaterWEI II > World Water Day 22 March
Key questions of sustainable development and action plan 2030
Project | Published: 2016-03-09

  The UN sustainable development Agenda 2030 came into effect in 2016. At the heart of the Agenda 2030 are the 17 commonly agreed goals and 169 more detailed sub-goals. The aim of th...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Key questions of sustainable development and action plan 2030
All municipalities in mainland Finland invited to participate in the joint procurement of solar power
Press release | Published: 2016-03-02

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has launched a joint procurement of solar power systems, inviting all municipalities and municipal enterprises in Finland to increase their use of solar power. T......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > All municipalities in mainland Finland invited to participate in the joint procurement of solar power
Number of oil discharges observed at sea decreased
Press release | Published: 2016-02-29

In 2015, the number of suspected illegal discharges of oil reported to Finnish authorities decreased significantly compared to the previous year. Eventually, 47 of the discharges were confirmed to be ......

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Research & Development > Water > Number of oil discharges observed at sea decreased
Last summer’s fish kill was caused by a toxic dinoflagellate: emerging algal toxins in coastal Finnish waters
Press release | Published: 2016-02-24

Scientists at SYKE Marine Research Centre have related the fish kill in Ersöströmmen near Tammisaari last July to a dinoflagellate species, Karlodinium veneficum, not previously known to form blooms i......

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Current > Press releases > Last summer’s fish kill was caused by a toxic dinoflagellate: emerging algal toxins in coastal Finnish waters
Research & Development > Water > Last summer’s fish kill was caused by a toxic dinoflagellate: emerging algal toxins in coastal Finnish waters
Investigating long-range transported contaminants in Finnish Lapland
Press release | Published: 2016-02-23

There is little information available on the presence and concentration of contaminants commonly used in consumer goods in the living environment. The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), the Nationa......

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Research & Development > Climate change > Investigating long-range transported contaminants in Finnish Lapland
Research & Development > Consumption and production > Investigating long-range transported contaminants in Finnish Lapland
Sunken wreck environmental risk assessment (SWERA)
Project | Published: 2014-06-03

Side scan sonar view over a sunken cargo ship (Finnish Border Guard) SWERA in Brief SWERA, Sunken Wreck Environmental Risk Assessment is a new approach towards to better under-standi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sunken wreck environmental risk assessment (SWERA)
New mapping tool shows how cross-country skiing in Finland is vulnerable to climate change
Press release | Published: 2016-02-18

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) have released a new interactive mapping tool about climate change effects on cross-country skiing in Climate......

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Research & Development > Climate change > New mapping tool shows how cross-country skiing in Finland is vulnerable to climate change
Project assembled by SYKE granted EU funding for the development of Arctic oil spill response
Press release | Published: 2016-02-16

A consortium assembled by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has been granted a significant amount of EU funding for the development of Arctic oil spill response methods and the evaluation of thei......

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Research & Development > Water > Project assembled by SYKE granted EU funding for the development of Arctic oil spill response
Impacts of Baltic inflows on the Baltic Proper
Press release | Published: 2016-02-11

Baltic inflows taken place in the last winter and this winter have improved the oxygen conditions in the near-bottom waters of the Baltic Proper. The area covered by fully anoxic near-bottom water has......

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Research & Development > Water > Impacts of Baltic inflows on the Baltic Proper
Number of threatened bird species increased in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-01-25

The number of threatened bird species increased by 28 species compared to the previous evaluation, while 21 new species were red-listed. Aquatic and wetland species in particular have become increasin......

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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Number of threatened bird species increased in Finland
Number of threatened mammal species decreased in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-01-25

The number of threatened mammal species decreased by four compared to the previous evaluation. No species were found to be more threatened than before. Conversely, four species, namely the European be......

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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Monitoring > Number of threatened mammal species decreased in Finland
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Number of threatened mammal species decreased in Finland
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Number of threatened mammal species decreased in Finland
Research cruises 2015
Content page | Published: 2016-01-15

Research Vessel Aranda's research cruises in 2015: 07.01.2015 - 14.01.2015 Hydrographic and biological monitoring of the Baltic Sea, the Sound, Kattegat and Skagerrak. 19.01.2015 - ......

Services > Research vessels > Research Vessel Aranda > Research cruises 2015
Envibase
Project | Published: 2015-01-07

Further information environment.fi/envibase Development Manager Yrjö Sucksdorff , SYKE, tel. +358 295 251 659, firstname.lastname@environment.fi Senior Research Scientis...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Envibase
New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Press release | Published: 2016-01-14

New methods make it easier to recognise and systematically assess the most significant environmental impacts of various projects, and to illustrate the results. They also improve the participation pos......

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Research & Development > Built environment > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Research & Development > Climate change > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Research & Development > Consumption and production > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Research & Development > Water > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
The Finnish waste management system and the EU-target: 70% target was not reached
News | Published: 2016-01-11

Foto: Pentti Hokkanen, Flaming Star Oy The Finnish waste management system and the EU-target: 70% target was not reached The EU Waste Framework Directive aims to recycle or recover......

Current > News > The Finnish waste management system and the EU-target: 70% target was not reached

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